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2017-2018 Registration This registration guide is designed to communicate our program of studies to aid students and parents in the educational planning process. Each student will have access to the registration guide with the intent . . . read more

ATTENTION SENIORS and PARENTS----FAFSA Opens October 1, 2016 Prior Prior Year of your Taxes Will be Used to Calculate Your EFC

September 30, 2016

  I will apologize now for the amount of information you are receiving BUT if it wasn't important I promise I would not send it. Quite a few parents are new to this entire college process and many students are first generation . . . read more

Learn about a Gap Year with the TeenLife 2017 Guide

TeenLife 2017 Guide Posted Dec. 20, 2016, 3:03 p.m. by  Marie Schwartz  |  0 Comments It takes a lot of hard work to get into college, and it’s a big financial . . . read more

11 Common FAFSA Mistakes

11 Common FAFSA Mistakes by   Admin   on   December 19, 2016   in   Applying ,  Financial aid ,  Money If your child will be heading to college next fall, you should be tackling . . . read more

Get scholarships from colleges for your achievements in high school.

https://www.raise.me/about “Raise.me helps level the college playing — and paying — field.” Get Started - It's Free! Our Mission   At Raise.me, we’re expanding . . . read more

How to Compare College Financial Aid Letters and Choose the Right School

How to Compare College Financial Aid Letters and Choose the Right School Posted April 5, 2017, 8 a.m. by  Suzanne Shaffer  |  View Comments It’s that time of year. . . . read more

Scholarship Opportunities for Westwood Seniors

April 5, 2017

2016-2017 Scholarships read more

We have the tools you need to ✔️ the FAFSA off your list.

October 14, 2016

FAFSA Tools           The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the application for federal, state and most college-based financial aid. Use thse tools . . . read more

What you should know about scholarships

October 13, 2016

Start applying for scholarships your junior year and continue throughout your senior year and while you’re in college. Other sources for scholarships include your guidance office, the college you plan to attend, and national search . . . read more

You'll need an FSA ID to complete your FAFSA. This short video should help.

October 13, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tC7cGkQkwA&feature=youtu.be read more

Your Life Iowa: Website for Students & Parents on Bullying & Suicide

  For Teens Bullying does not have to be a part of growing up. If you are a teen in Iowa and you, a friend or a family member is a victim of bullying, it’s time to take control. Here you can find information about how to . . . read more

USEFUL COLLEGE LINKS FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS

ACT Website The ACT is an alternative college admissions test. The multiple-choice tests cover four skill . . . read more

"Have You Filled a Bucket Today?"

This year, we are enthusiastically introducing a new character development program during our guidance classes, for students in grades K-3, called Bucket Filling .  Bucket filling is an easy-to-understand concept: Everyone carries . . . read more

Know Bullying

KnowBullying is a free smartphone app with information and support for parents, caretakers, educators, and others, and is available for iPhones and Androids.  Navigate to This External Web Link:   . . . read more

Video link to prepare for the ACT

If you are looking for a great video link to prepare for the ACT, please click below.  http://www.mometrix.com/academy/act-test/   You can register for the ACT by going to  www.actstudent.org . The . . . read more

4 reasons to apply to college early

Although senior year is supposed to be an anxiety-free final year of high school, the stress of applying to colleges makes that nearly impossible. High school seniors spend months searching for colleges, doing tours and then eventually . . . read more

Selective Service Registration

    Under federal law, virtually all men must register with Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday.  However, the Selective Service System now accepts early submission or registration information by . . . read more

Healthy Choices Week

September 12, 2014

Healthy Choices Week will be celebrated during the week of October 27-31. Elementary students will be taking part in celebrating our healthiness during our annual Healthy Choices week.  More information will be coming soon detailing . . . read more

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